Ryan Bourne appears on BBC Radio Two
Ryan noted the the government, despite austerity, is still borrowing in excess of £100 Billion and that further austerity is still required. For that reason, there is a need for government to introduce measures to ease the cost of living rather than further spending, which is only dealing with the symptoms of economic hardship. This can be done with measures such as removing the UK unilateral carbon price floor and the governments energy subsidisation programmes which have pushed up energy costs.
You can listen to the full programme here. Ryans segment begins at 1:16:30.